Job o’ the Day: Entry-Level Staff Attorney with Legal Momentum in New York City

From the PSJD job posting:

Legal Momentum is the nation’s oldest legal defense and education fund dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights of all women and girls (it was formerly known as the NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund). Legal Momentum uses litigation, public policy advocacy and education to address systemic issues facing women and girls throughout the United States. Legal Momentum has offices in New York City and Washington, D.C. Legal Momentum seeks applicants for the position of staff attorney. This is a full-time position based in New York City.

The entry level Staff Attorney will work on a broad spectrum of women’s rights law and advocacy, with a particular focus on immigration, poverty, domestic violence and employment discrimination. Responsibilities include: litigating impact cases at all levels of the state and federal courts; drafting legislation and preparing legislative testimony; providing technical assistance to private attorneys and advocates; public speaking; public policy research and analysis; legal research; representing Legal Momentum in coalition activities; participating in screening of potential cases and program planning; supervising student interns and cooperating attorneys; and assisting with fundraising.

For more information, view the full job listing at PSJD.org (log-in required).

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